Rage Against The Machine

| December 30, 2018
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No offense to the rock/metal band of the 1990’s, but investors must get used to dealing not only with their emotions but also trading against the machines.

According to the article in The Wall Street Journal:

85% of all trading is controlled by machines, models or passive investing formulas, creating an unprecedented trading herd that moves in unison and is blazingly fast.

At the same time, liquidity in S&P 500 futures has dropped 70% over the past year alone.

What does all of this mean? The volatility we have seen over the past quarter looks to continue. Therefore, it is even more important to keep your emotions in check, have a defined process and the discipline to follow.


Stay Tuned, Disciplined & Patient! {TJM}

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